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Kinivo BTD-400 (Bluetooth 4.0, USB Adapter)

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Kinivo BTD-400 (Bluetooth 4.0, USB Adapter)
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Kinivo BTD-400 
Minimum: $ 6.00 
Maximum: $ 22.00  
Updated: 26/03/2016 12:22

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Kinivo BTD-400 is a Bluetooth 4.0 USB adapter, which is fully supported under Linux (e.g., Ubuntu 12.04). The adapter has the USB ID 0a5c:21e8

Bus 005 Device 003: ID 0a5c:21e8 Broadcom Corp

and gest initialized by the Linux kernel automatically

usb 5-4: new full speed USB device number 3 using ohci_hcd
usb 5-4: New USB device found, idVendor=0a5c, idProduct=21e8
usb 5-4: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
usb 5-4: Product: BCM20702A0
usb 5-4: Manufacturer: Broadcom Corp
usb 5-4: SerialNumber: 00000000000
T: Bus=02 Lev=02 Prnt=02 Port=01 Cnt=01 Dev#= 3 Spd=12 MxCh= 0
D: Ver= 2.00 Cls=ff(vend.) Sub=01 Prot=01 MxPS=64 #Cfgs= 1
P: Vendor=0a5c ProdID=21e8 Rev=01.12
S: Manufacturer=Broadcom Corp
S: Product=BCM20702A0
S: SerialNumber=00000000000
C: #Ifs= 4 Cfg#= 1 Atr=e0 MxPwr=0mA
I: If#= 0 Alt= 0 #EPs= 3 Cls=ff(vend.) Sub=01 Prot=01 Driver=btusb
I: If#= 1 Alt= 0 #EPs= 2 Cls=ff(vend.) Sub=01 Prot=01 Driver=btusb
I: If#= 2 Alt= 0 #EPs= 2 Cls=ff(vend.) Sub=ff Prot=ff Driver=(none)
I: If#= 3 Alt= 0 #EPs= 0 Cls=fe(app. ) Sub=01 Prot=01 Driver=(none)

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One response to “Kinivo BTD-400 (Bluetooth 4.0, USB Adapter)”

  • Richie says:


    I bought the exact model of bluetooth adapter and I’m using it with the qnap nas 453 latest firmware and software and I can’t get it to pair. I’m trying to pair it with logitech k380 keyboard. Any help is appreciated.


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